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A number of fragments of pottery: (a) large bowl; smooth coarse brown ware (black interior), perhaps red wash; (b) fragment of large [shoulder] jar, [Type A II b], green Keneh [Qeneh] ware, wet smoothed, 7 - 8 mm; (c) fragments of coarse red [ware] [traditional offering] jars, [Type A IV], and [bread molds], [Type F XXV] // other fragments as entered above. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-10-67
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: a) original: probably 30 - 40 cm Thickness: a) rim: 1.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.5820.1, 13.5820.2
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/21/1913
  • Remarks
    MFA 13.5820.1 = bowl spout; MFA 13.5820.2 = fragment of jar
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 7

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 473, 475.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, pp. 69, 71, 88.

Photos 1